The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Methylmalonic acid (plasma)

Methylmalonic acid (plasma)

For monitoring of patients with methylmalonic aciduria

Tube 04 (EP) - EDTA Plasma. 01 (SE) - Serum Gel.
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Additional Information Test only available to paediatric renal doctors for monitoring patients with methylmalonic aciduria. Please contact the Duty Biochemist (0113 39 26922 option 2) regarding any other requests.
Turn Around Turnaround time stated by St Thomas’: 10 days
Send to Blood Sciences LGI
Test referred to: Nutristasis Laboratory, St Thomas' Hospital, London

Contact For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services:
Advice Full information on all referred tests can be found on the referred tests information database, EQMS reference BSF2REC17003.
Collection Con Instructions to lab: Centrifuge sample, separate serum/ plasma and store in fridge until dispatch.
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL serum or EDTA plasma.

Sample REQ Blood
Ref. Range Notes <65 years old: <280 nmol/L
>65 years old: <380 nmol/L
Units nmol/L
Telepath MMA1R & SA1R